Kyiv: Russians turn fighting with Cherson into street war
While the situation is still unclear Kherson, southern Ukraine Amid conflicting information between the Russian side, which controls the city, and the Ukrainian side, the Ukrainian army accused Russian forces of turning fighting into a street war in some areas of the region.
torture of the population
He also confirmed in a statement Monday that Russian forces are carrying out torture against citizens in Kherson.
He also announced that his artillery had destroyed one of Russia’s electronic warfare stations, an Al-Arabiya/Al-Hadath correspondent reported.
Kherson location on the map (pictorial of Aistock)
These accusations came as pro-Russian city authorities were still urging residents to leave and announced the existence of means to secure their evacuation from the area.
It also came after Kherson authorities announced that Ukrainian forces would mobilize military tanks and artillery to storm the area.
While Kyiv had previously warned that Russian forces were retreating from Kherson to stage a close ambush and use this deception to deceive Ukrainian forces.
It is noteworthy that Kherson is a major Ukrainian city that has fallen into the hands of Russian forces since the conflict broke out on February 24.
It also formed one of the four regions that the Kremlin announced it would annex at the end of September (2022), and thus Ukraine’s renewed control of it would deal a painful blow to Moscow and the prestige of its army.
From Cherson, southern Ukraine (Archive – AFP)
In addition, its geographical location is of particular importance, as the region lies on the borders of the Dnepropetrovsk and Nikolaev regions and has a land border with Crimea to the south, while overlooking the Black Sea to the south-west and the Sea of Azov to the south-east.
It is noteworthy that the Russian-Ukrainian conflict has entered its ninth month amid continued mutual strikes between the two sides and the current relatively slow progress of Ukrainian forces in their counterattack on Ukraine’s south and east launched last month , having made notable advances at the expense of Russian forces in the past.
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